Jeff Sagansky has served as a director of Falcon Capital Acquisition Corp. since its IPO in September, 2020. A member of Sharecare’s Board of Directors, Mr. Sagansky is a member of the company’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Sagansky was previously the chief executive officer, president and/or director of Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp., Platinum Eagle, Double Eagle, Global Eagle and Silver Eagle, until the consummation of each of their business combinations.
Mr. Sagansky was formerly chief executive officer and then vice chairman of Paxson Communications Corporation, where he launched the PAX TV program network. Prior to joining Pax, Mr. Sagansky was co-president of Sony Pictures Entertainment, where he was responsible for their strategic planning and worldwide television operations, including the highly successful acquisition of Telemundo.
Previously, as executive vice president of Sony Corporation of America, Mr. Sagansky oversaw the 1997 merger of SCA’s Loews Theaters unit with the Cineplex Odeon Corporation to create one of the world’s largest movie theater companies, and the highly successful U.S. launch of the Sony PlayStation video game console.
Prior to joining Sony, Mr. Sagansky was president of CBS Entertainment, where he engineered CBS’s ratings rise from third to first place in eighteen months. Mr. Sagansky also serves on the boards of Omio and Imagine Entertainment. He received his B.A. from Harvard College and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.